Monday’s faculty lecture featured Justin Saldana’s presentation “Language Immersion: Psychosocial Implications,” based on his sabbatical project of traveling to France to study the language there and compare it to how immigrant students here learn English.
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About 50 students, staff and faculty attended the event titled “Linguistic Pluralism and Education in Spain: Past and Present” at noon Monday, in the President’s Dining Room.
At the end of last month, the Oxford English Dictionary released their newest revision filled with word descriptions. But if Noah Webster were to look at the list, it would be enough for him to turn over in his grave.
In the fast moving world we live in, language is the only way to get around successfully. But what happens when the language we know is twisted and turned, and meanings are switched to serve a description that they do not read in the dictionary.
OK, fine, I’ll admit it. I am a total nerd. At the risk of losing future dates and letting my friends find out I’m not cool (which I guess they know already), I will use full disclosure in this column.
Is school over yet? I mean, come on. What’s with this thing? It’s like one of those anti-drug commercials with the eggs in the frying pan. “This is your brain on drugs.”